Richard Blumenreich is principal-in-charge of the Washington National Tax-Incentivized Transactions, Leasing, and Energy group. For his prior 20 years at KPMG, he was a principal in the Washington National Tax Passthoughs Group. He focuses primarily on tax issues relating to tax credits, partnerships, depreciation, amortization of intangibles, and leasing.
Prior to joining KPMG, Rich was with the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Chief Counsel (1985-1993) where he was an Assistant Branch Chief in the Office of the Assistant Chief Counsel (Passthroughs & Special Industries) and an Attorney-Advisor in the Legislation and Regulations Division. While at the IRS, he worked extensively on regulations and rulings regarding the taxation of partnerships, depreciation, and tax credits.
Rich is a member of the Committee on Government Submissions of the American Bar Association (Tax Section) and is a former Chairman of the Capital Recovery and Leasing Committee of the American Bar Association (Tax Section). He has a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Lehigh University and a law degree from Boston University.
Rich has written articles for various publications and has spoken at various conferences, including articles and speeches on rehabilitation tax and energy tax credits.